North Atlantic love


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  • proper n. The portion of the Atlantic Ocean that lies primarily between North America and the northeast coast of South America to the east, and Europe and the northwest coast of Africa to the west.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. that part of the Atlantic Ocean to the north of the equator


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  • Her operational area was the North Atlantic and she was due to rendezvous with the Westerwald south of Green - land The Air Ministry in London, warned by the Admiralty that something of this nature was happening, gave 'orders to Coastal Command to start dawn reconnaissance with the object of shadowing, "in an unobtrusive manner," any German forces sighted.

    Graf Spee

  • The Navigating Officer, Wattenberg, and his assistant regularly took sun sights, plotted their position on the large North Atlantic track charts, and made neat entries in the log which Wattenberg signed.

    Graf Spee

  • MISRATA, Libya—The North Atlantic Treaty Organization said on Sunday that it accidentally bombed a residential building in Tripoli, killing at least nine civilians in the Libyan capital, as Col.

    NATO Strike Hits Civilians in Libya

  • He said it would be correct to recall the Deutschland in November, when the nights were long, and her return "must be kept secret as long as possible; the impression must be given rather that the pocket battleship is continuing operations in the North Atlantic to relieve the Graf Spee."

    Graf Spee

  • Had long-range Coastal Command aircraft of the type that swept the North Atlantic later in the war been available, the hunting groups might have had a chance; as it was, the search for a proverbial needle in a haystack was, by comparison, an easy task.

    Graf Spee

  • The Admiralty and the Navy Department feared that the German Naval Staff might send one or more fast battle cruisers into the North Atlantic to attack troop transports crowded with American soldiers.

    Castles of Steel

  • The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, and especially its English-speaking component, is informally but accurately called “the Atlantic Alliance.”

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

  • A satellite could find a sailboat adrift in the North Atlantic quicker than Lincoln Rhyme's team could locate two men hiding in the New York subway.

    The Coffin Dancer

  • Assembling safely and receiving instructions inside American harbors rather than in the open sea, North Atlantic convoys began running every fourth day.

    Castles of Steel

  • She was the converted 18,000-ton Cunard liner Campania, a veteran of the North Atlantic tourist run, coming up from a Liverpool yard that had converted her into an aircraft carrier.

    Castles of Steel


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